Veteran poet and lyricist Rahat Indori passes away at 70

Published: 11 August, 2020 18:00 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

Veteran poet and lyricist Rahat Indori, who tested positive for COVID-19, has passed away after suffering from two heart attacks. He was 70.

Rahat Indori Picture Courtesy: Twitter
Rahat Indori Picture Courtesy: Twitter

Rahat Indori, known for his poetry and lyrics writing in Hindi Cinema, has passed away after suffering from two heart attacks, ANI reports. Earlier today, Indori had taken to his Twitter account to inform his fans that he had tested positive for COVID-19. 

Have a look right here:

ANI then took to its Twitter and stated that the poet has passed away after he suffered two heart attacks. It wrote- "Urdu poet Rahat Indori (file pic) passes away at the hospital. He suffered two heart attacks today and could not be saved. He was admitted to hospital on Sunday, after testing positive for #COVID19. He had 60% pneumonia: Dr Vinod Bhandari, Sri Aurobindo Hospital." (sic)

And on his Twitter account, it was announced that he passed away at 5 in the evening, take a look:

Mourning his demise, music composer and singer Vishal Dadlani wrote on his Twitter account about his contribution that can never be forgotten. Have a look at his tweet right here:

Indori penned the songs for films like Munna Bhai M.B.B.S, Murder and others.

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